DGAP-News: Largest single order for the Nordex N117/2400 from Germany

DGAP-News: Largest single order for the Nordex N117/2400 from Germany  

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Largest single order for the Nordex N117/2400 from Germany

27.09.2013 / 08:27

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18 multi-megawatt turbines ordered by STEAG New Energies for a 43.2 MW wind
farm

Hamburg, 27 September 2013. The Nordex Group has been awarded its largest
ever contract for a German wind farm with N117/2400 turbines by its new
customer STEAG New Energies GmbH. Located in a forest location in the
German state of Brandenburg, the 'Ullersdorf' project will comprise 18
N117/2400 turbines. In addition to supplying and installing the wind power
systems, Nordex will also be constructing the foundations. In order to
boost the efficiency of the project, STEAG New Energies has opted for
towers with a height of 141 metres, which require a technically complex
base.

With the combination of the N117/2400 low-wind turbine and 141-metre
towers, the wind farm will produce a calculated annual yield of 115,900
MWh. The wind farm is able to supply up to around 29,000 four-person
households with clean electricity, thus preventing around 87,000 tons of
carbon dioxide emissions per year.

Work on the foundations will be commencing in early 2014, with the wind
farm scheduled to go into operation in October.

'This contract shows once more that our turbines make low-wind sites
economically viable. In addition, we have in STEAG New Energies a partner
by our side which has set itself clear growth targets for renewable
energies,' says Lars Bondo Krogsgaard.

Looking forward, the STEAG Group wants to widen the proportion of renewable
energies in its power production portfolio to 25 percent. Says Dr. Stephan
Nahrath, management spokesman for STEAG New Energies GmbH: 'This wind farm
will help us to achieve the STEAG Group's strategic goal.'

About Nordex
As one of the technological leaders in multi-megawatt wind power systems,
Nordex is benefiting from the trend in favour of large-scale turbines. The
Generation Gamma range comprises the N90/2500, N100/2500 and the N117/2400,
which is one of the most efficient onshore turbines. To date, over 2,400 of
these turbines have been produced. This experience with multi-megawatt
turbines gives Nordex a decisive lead over most of its competitors. With
Generation Delta, Nordex is now offering the fourth generation of its
proven multi-megawatt platform (N100/3300, N117/3000). Nordex has installed
a total of around 5,500 turbines with an aggregate capacity of more than
9,000 MW all around the world. With exports accounting for more than 85
percent of its business, Nordex SE plays a key role in international
high-growth regions. The Company has offices and subsidiaries in 22
countries around the world with a total global headcount of over 2,600
employees.


STEAG New Energies at a glance
A subsidiary of STEAG GmbH, STEAG New Energies GmbH specialises in
developing decentralised bespoke energy solutions based on efficient and
sustainable concepts. Its customers comprise local governments and
municipality utilities, industry and large properties. In addition to
conventionally produced energy, its range includes wind, biomass, biomass,
mine gas and geothermal sources. STEAG New Energies GmbH is also active in
other countries, such as Poland, where it operates combined heat/power
stations, facilities for decentralised energy supplies and district
heating. With some 780 employees in Germany and internationally, it
generated sales of around EUR 268 million in 2012.


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Language:    English                                                
Company:     Nordex SE                                              
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             22419 Hamburg                                          
             Germany                                                
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